1. Cleveland Browns Must Remain Patient in Wide Receiver Market

    It's hardly a state secret that the Cleveland Browns need help at the wide receiver position. It was true even before news broke that Josh Gordon faces a possible one-year suspension after yet another failed drug test...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 23,974 reads 104 comments

  2. Expert Consensus NFL Rookie Award Predictions

    The 2014 NFL draft is now in the books, and whether it's first-round picks like South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (Houston Texans) and Central Florida quarterback Blake ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 48,802 reads 136 comments

  3. Could Steelers RB Dri Archer Be the NFL's Most Exciting Rookie in 2014?

    Among the players the Pittsburgh Steelers selected in the 2014 NFL draft was Kent State running back Dri Archer, who brought home the title of "fastest man in Indy" at February's combine...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 22,705 reads 52 comments

  4. Undrafted NFL Free Agents Who Could Be Major Contributors in 2014

    For many young football players, last week's NFL draft was a dream come true, as years of hard work were rewarded by hearing their name called in New York City...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 51,382 reads 124 comments

  5. Vikings Have Nothing to Lose by Starting Teddy Bridgewater from Day 1

    The Minnesota Vikings were one of a handful of teams that entered the 2014 draft with a giant question mark hanging over the quarterback position. The Vikings raised an eyebrow or two by passing on a signal-caller with the No...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 18,909 reads 67 comments

  6. Jacksonville Jaguars' 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    For the Jacksonville Jaguars , 2014 looks a lot like 2013. Another disappointing season has given way to yet another top-five pick. The Jaguars entered the 2014 draft with 11 draft picks, including the third overall selection...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 6,516 reads 20 comments

  7. Tennessee Titans' 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Tennessee Titans entered the 2014 NFL draft in something of a pickle. After a 7-9 2013 season that led to the firing of head coach Mike Munchak, the Titans had plenty of ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 7,162 reads 23 comments

  8. Indianapolis Colts 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Indianapolis Colts were the class of the AFC South last year and then some in 2013, the only team in the division to post a winning record...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 9,014 reads 21 comments

  9. Houston Texans 2014 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the Baffling

    The Houston Texans were in a unique position heading into the 2014 NFL draft. Not only were the Texans set to kick things off in New York with a first overall pick borne of last year's 2-14 nightmare, but Houston also held the final pick on Saturday.

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 2,818 reads 3 comments

  10. Florida State LB Telvin Smith Could Be Steal of the Draft by Jaguars

    The Jacksonville Jaguars have been a punchline the past several seasons, a perennial cellar-dweller who lost their first eight games last year, many in embarrassing fashion. Well look who's laughing now...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 3,622 reads 6 comments

  11. Texans Failure to Address QB Position in Draft Will Cost Team Dearly in 2014

    The Houston Texans entered the 2014 NFL draft with the first overall pick. That pick was "earned" by way of a miserable 2013 season that included 14 straight losses...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 8,525 reads 72 comments

  12. Jaguars Building Toward a Bright Future with Blake Bortles and Young WRs

    When head coach Gus Bradley and general manager Dave Caldwell took the reins for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2013, they stated that it was their intention to build for the future through the draft, rather than try to salvage today through free agency.

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 6,157 reads 24 comments

  13. Are the New-Look Browns a Real Contender in the AFC North?

    The Cleveland Browns have been sorely lacking in several areas in the past. Just little things. Talent. Wins. Even hope...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 11,008 reads 127 comments

  14. 2014 NFL Draft: Analyzing the Latest Buzz and Rumors 1 Day Before the Draft

    It's the equivalent of Christmas Eve for NFL fans. After a longer-than-usual wait, the 2014 NFL draft is just around the corner, and in 24 short hours, the Houston Texans will go on the clock with the first overall pick...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 12,013 reads 16 comments

  15. 2014 NFL Draft: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Predictions

    Well, folks, it's finally "go time"! Soon, Roger Goodell will step to the podium to kick off the 2014 NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, though the wait was two weeks longer than usual...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 115,107 reads 97 comments

  16. Tennessee Titans Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The Tennessee Titans have been stuck in NFL limbo for the past several years. In every season since 2009 they've had between six and nine wins. Not good enough for the playoffs...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 3,914 reads 23 comments

  17. Jacksonville Jaguars Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    It's business as usual in Jacksonville, which means everything is changing. After yet another disappointing season from the Jacksonville Jaguars , the team has jettisoned a number of prominent players...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 2,694 reads 13 comments

  18. Indianapolis Colts Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The Indianapolis Colts are the prohibitive favorites to win the AFC South in 2014, a Super Bowl contender in the eyes of many...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 6,549 reads 20 comments

  19. Houston Texans Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    2013 was going to be the year for the Houston Texans . The Texans were the two-time defending champions of the AFC South. They'd won a playoff game in each of those seasons. They were going to take the next step...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 4,027 reads 33 comments

  20. 2014 NFL Draft: Rounding Up Latest Rumors, Buzz and Speculation

    It's been four long months since the 2013 college football season, but the NFL draft is finally, nearly, mercifully here. Over those months, we've had the scouting combine. Pro Days...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 15,584 reads 29 comments

  21. Is Sam Bradford the Missing Piece for Minnesota Vikings?

    Two years ago, the Minnesota Vikings won 10 games and made a surprising playoff run. However, last year the Vikings backslid to 5-10-1, due in large part to a quarterback situation ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 20,783 reads 66 comments

  22. Twitter Erupts over Scouting Reports, Shows Downside of Longer NFL Draft Process

    Thanks to a scheduling conflict at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, the 2014 NFL draft begins on May 8, a full two weeks later than usual...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 6,419 reads 33 comments

  23. From 1st Overall to Free-Falling: What Happened to Teddy Bridgewater?

    It wasn't that long ago that Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was the favorite to be selected first overall in the 2014 NFL draft...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 13,914 reads 180 comments

  24. Will the Dallas Cowboys Make a Play for Johnny Manziel in 2014 NFL Draft?

    We've reached uncharted waters in the NFL . With the NFL draft two weeks later than usual in 2014, the rumor mill has 14 extra days to churn...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 39,844 reads 143 comments

  25. Earl Thomas Extension Sets Bar for Safeties, Proves Seahawks Are Model Franchise

    Late last week, word began circulating that the Seattle Seahawks were on the verge of making one of their young defensive backs the highest-paid player at his position in the National Football League...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 4 months ago 49,300 reads 311 comments